International Cancer Institute
International Cancer Insitute (ICI) is a not-for-profit organization specializing in cancer research, training, and care services across Sub-Saharan Africa. Kenya and Sub-Saharan Africa. We are an ESMO and ASCO-designated center, ensuring international standards of care.
International Cancer Insitute (ICI) has been in operation since 2019 with its main headquarters in Eldoret, Kenya. ICI runs programs across different counties in Kenya and other Sub-Saharan Africa countries, focusing on ICI’s key pillars; training, research, advocacy, philanthropy, and care.
Education & Training
International Cancer Insitute (ICI) offers education and training programs that expand opportunities for cancer care, research, training, and advocacy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our training curriculum attracts participants from different parts of the world with highly-vetted and highly-qualified faculty and consultants. We also facilitate the functions of the College of Oncologists of East, Central, and Southern Africa (ECSACO) and partner with higher institutions of learning to develop curricula for oncology training.
Blueprint for Innovative Healthcare Access, EMPOWER, and Other Partnerships
We have multisectoral collaborations and partnerships with both national and county governments, non-governmental organizations, pharma, and other stakeholders to bridge the care gap in Sub-Saharan Africa through our Blueprint for Innovative Access to Care program currently in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. We have also partnered with the County First Ladies Association (CFLA), Roche, and other partners in the Empower Programs to increase access to cancer care in different counties across Kenya.
To prevent and cure cancer through pioneering interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research, to translate new knowledge into better prevention and treatment, and to provide effective and compassionate clinical care that improves the lives of patients with cancer and their families. ICI is committed to excellence in research, dynamic partnerships between collaborating centers, laboratories and clinics, robust outreach and education throughout sub-Saharan Africa, while engaging in outstanding education and training programs for future cancer scientists and clinicians.
To midwife cancer medicine discoveries, lead efforts to prevent and cure cancer in sub-Saharan Africa, and contribute to solving the problems of cancer globally while providing the optimal level of safe, innovative, compassionate care for patients with cancer throughout the region
Quality, Integrity, Respect for People, Personal Accountability, Collaboration, Sustainability, Innovation, Diversity, Leadership, Good Citizenship, Team Work, and Customer Commitment.
Meet the team
Dr. Kevin Makori
Deputy Director of Programs
Head, Office of Clinical Care
Head, Office of Education & Training
Chief Program Manager
Ms. Lilian Ouma
Head, Office of Research
Dr. David Muyodi
Manager, ICI Center for Clinical Care and Outreach
Prof. Fredrick Chite Asirwa, M.D.
Executive Director & CEO